Route 66 mural (Rick Sammon)
List 08 July

Highway to heaven: USA's Route 66 in pictures

Photographer Rick Sammon shares his photographic memoir from a road trip along one of the USA's most iconic highways – taking in the classic cars, diners and motels en route

Tucumcari, New Mexico (Rick Sammon)

Tucumcari, New Mexico (Rick Sammon)

Copper Cart (Rick Sammon)

Copper Cart (Rick Sammon)

An old ranch house café (Rick Sammon)

An old ranch house café (Rick Sammon)

"The Richardson Trading Company is more than a store. It's an art gallery, museum, and bank of sorts." (Rick Sammon)

"The Richardson Trading Company is more than a store. It's an art gallery, museum, and bank of sorts." (Rick Sammon)

Rick's quick tip: "Foreground elements add a sense of depth to an image. When you don't have a foreground element, use the ground as your foreground element." (Rick Sammon)

Rick's quick tip: "Foreground elements add a sense of depth to an image. When you don't have a foreground element, use the ground as your foreground element." (Rick Sammon)

Techatticup Mine, 16880 State Highway 165, Nelson, NV (Rick Sammon)

Techatticup Mine, 16880 State Highway 165, Nelson, NV (Rick Sammon)

Tucumcari Trading Post, New Mexico (Rick Sammon)

Tucumcari Trading Post, New Mexico (Rick Sammon)

If you are not having fun, you are doing something very wrong.

- Rick Sammon

A classic car parked up en route (Rick Sammon)

A classic car parked up en route (Rick Sammon)

Robert stands among his neon sign collection (Rick Sammon)

Robert stands among his neon sign collection (Rick Sammon)

Signposting across America (Rick Sammon)

Signposting across America (Rick Sammon)

Eat at classic American diners along Route 66 (Rick Sammon)

Eat at classic American diners along Route 66 (Rick Sammon)

Dodger Challenger car (Rick Sammon)

Dodger Challenger car (Rick Sammon)

Route 66 mural (Rick Sammon)

Route 66 mural (Rick Sammon)

The Route 66 Photo Road Trip: How To Eat, Stay, Play, And Shoot Like A Pro by Rick and Susan Sammon explores the highlights of the iconic USA route through a photographic portfolio, with tips on how to photograph its greatest features en route.

The guide includes recommendations for dining and lodging, lists of attractions, and essential tips for capturing memorable photographs.

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